Conventional Behind the Ear (BTE) Hearing Aids

Behind the Ear (BTE) hearing aids sit above the ear and deliver sound to the ear via a custom made ear mold. BTEs are not custom made to fit into the ear; therefore, the BTE style is best suited to hearing losses in the severe to profound range.  


  • More power. 
  • Longer battery life. 
  • Not affected by the cerumen.


  • Difficult for some to put on.

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